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Stop iTunes from skipping

author alang
author July 26th, 2006

To completely stop skipping in iTunes, follow these steps:
1. Close iTunes
2. Open your Control Panel, click on Quicktime
3. Select Sound Out.
4. Change it from DirectSound to waveOut.
Note: you can also click on options and increase the buffering time, the higher you set it the less likely it will ever skip again.
5. Close the preferences window [...]


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Emulation Manuals - Chapter 10: The Utilities

author alang
author August 28th, 2005

After all these changes to your X, you’ll be happy to hear that it only takes a few more applications/utilities for perfect accuracy.


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Emulation Manuals - Chapter 9: The Installer

author alang
author August 28th, 2005

Ask any GUI-modding enthusiast what some of the most frustrating aspects of modifying Windows’ user interface are, and you’re bound to hear complaints about stubborn toolbar icons, tacky system tray glyphs, and those darned file transfer animations. A variety of tools and applications are available online from one source or another that promise to rid [...]


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Emulation Manuals - Chapter 8: The Applications

author alang
author August 28th, 2005

The Finder is not the only application in Mac OS X—similarly, Finder clones are not the only apps that have been emulated. Some are beta-level software, but some are fully working, and indistinguishable from their Macintosh counterparts!


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Emulation Manuals - Chapter 7: The Skins

author alang
author August 28th, 2005

There are several popular applications for Windows XP that people have created skins for—some applied through native skinning engines, and others that require a little more effort. The following skins are but a small percent of the many skins created!


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Emulation Manuals - Chapter 6: The Dashboard

author alang
author August 28th, 2005

Dashboard is the new Tiger app that provides quick access to widgets: mini-applications that let you perform common tasks and provide you with fast access to information. With a single click, Dashboard appears, complete with these widgets that provide a world of information — real-time weather, stock tickers, flight information and more — instantly. Dashboard [...]


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Emulation Manuals - Chapter 4: The Icons

author alang
author August 28th, 2005

Your emulated Mac will never be complete if you do not have Mac-style icons (made according to “Aqua” guidelines). In this tutorial, I will show you how to change the default Windows icons to Mac OS X icons. The following applications will help in this journey.


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Emulation Manuals - Chapter 3: The Finder

author alang
author August 28th, 2005

Finder is the default file-management application for the Mac, responsible for overall computer use, especially concerning the opening and viewing of files, disks, network volumes and the launching of other applications. As such, the Finder can be compared to the shell on other (Unix-based) operating systems, but with a GUI. Introduced in the very first [...]


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Emulation Manuals - Chapter 2: The Menu Bar

author alang
author August 28th, 2005

The menu bar is a vital component in Mac OS X. Though you can’t tell just by looking at it, the menu bar hosts many functions and commands so that you can more easily complete certain tasks. Additionally, this bar will “inherit” the menu of the active application–you know that all the menu options (of [...]


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Emulation Manuals - Chapter 1 : The Appearances

author alang
author August 28th, 2005

There are two main ways to begin skinning XP–a native way nicknamed Msstyles, or through the use of other programs. Each person has their own favorite, but it’s widely regarded that the most complete way to emulate OS X is by using other programs. Listed below are a number of applications that you can use [...]